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and approval of the inventory and appraisement to the county court; and the county court is hereby prohibited from allowing the account of any such executor, administrator or guardian until satisfactory proof shall be produced to said county court of the payment of the sum of money required by the provisions of this section.

SECTION 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after the first day of December, A. D. 1868.

SECTION 6. All acts and parts of acts conflicting with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

SECTION 7. This act shall be published immediately after its passage.

Approved March 5, 1868.

CHAPTER 122.

[Published March 13, 1868.]

AN ACT to provide for highways in recorded village plats.

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highways.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The supervisors of any town within the bage plats may limits of which may be situated any unincorporated

village with a plat of streets and alleys recorded according to law, shall have power at any regular meeting to declare any street or alley in such recorded vil. lage plat to be a public highway.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 5, 1868.

CHAPTER 123.

[Published March 13, 1868.]

AN ACT to authorize the regisiers of deeds to transmit a copy of

of all records of marriages on file in their office to the secretary of state.

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transmit records of mar

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The register of deeds of each county Registers may in this state is hereby authorized to transmit a copy all records of marriages on file in his office to the sec. riages to secre retary of state, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 110 of the revised statutes, entitled "of the reg. istration of marriages, births and deaths:” provided, a copy of such marriage has not been so transmitted; and the said register shall receive the sum of 10 cents for every such copy transmitted; which amount shall be paid him on demand by the treasurer of the county in which such registry is made.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 5, 1868.

CHAPTER 124.

[Published March 13, 1868.]

AN ACT to amend chapter 263 of the general laws of 1860, entitled

an act to provide for the government of the Wisconsin state hospital for the insane, and for other purposes.”

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The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follow :

SECTION 1. Section 9 of chapter 263 of the gen- Amended eral laws of 1860, "an act to provide for the government of the Wisconsin state hospital for the insane, and for other purposes,” is hereby amended by adding the following to said section : “ Whenever it shall ap

pear from the affidavits of the chairman of the county board of supervisors and the sheriff of the county, together with the certificate of the county judge, that the residence of the person adjudged insane according to law, is unknown and after due diligence cannot be as. certained, the superintendent shall receive such un. known insane person as a patient from the state at large,and shall not charge said patient against the ratio of patients to which said county is entitled. Hereafter each county shall be entitled to furnish at least two patients if it shall seek so to do."

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect force from and after its passage.

Approved March 5, 1868.

CHAPTER 125.

[Published March 14, 1868.]

AN ACT to amend section 11 of chapter 58 of the revised state

utes, entitled “of weights and measures."

Amended.

grains and fruits.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section eleven (11) of chapter fiftyeight (58) of the revised statutes, entitled "of weights

and measures,” is hereby amended so as to read as fol. Legal weight of lows, to-wit: Whenever wheat, rye,

barley, clover seed, buckwheat, dried apples, dried peaches, flax seed, timothy seed or potatoes, shall be sold by the bushel, and no special agreement as to the measure or weight thereof, shall be made by the parties, the measure thereof shall be ascertained by weight, and shall be computed as follows: sixty pounds for a bushel of wheat or clover seed, fifty-six (56) pounds for a bushel of rye or Indian corn, thirty-two (32) pounds for a bushel of oats, forty-eight (48) pounds for à bushel of barley, fifty pounds for a bushel of buckwheat, twenty-eight (28) pounds for a bushel of dried apples or dried peaches, fifty-six (56) pounds for a bushel of flax seed, forty-six (46) pounds for a bushel

of timothy seed, and sixty (60) pounds for a bushel of potatoes.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved March 5, 1868.

CHAPTER 126.

[Published March 14, 1868.]

AN ACT to regulate and fix the time for holding the fall term of

the circuit court in the county of Dane.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The term of the circuit court ap. Time fixed pointed by law to be held in and for the county of Dane, on the first Tuesday in October in each year, shall hereafter be held on the Wednesday succeeding the first Monday of November, of each year.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Approved March 5, 1868.

CHAPTER 127.

[Published March 13, 1868.]

AN ACT to authorize the governor to pay for the expenses of

boarding and supporting Wisconsin soldiers in the “St. Mary's hospital of Milwaukee charitable eye and ear infirmary,” who are afflicted with disease of the eye and ear contracted while in the service of the United States.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in sen

ate and assembly, do enact as follows :

tract for board.

Governor may

SECTION 1. The governor of this state is hereby pay board of

authorized to furnish board and support for such ingoldiers at in firmary. digent Wisconsin soldiers as are afflicted with diseases

of the eye and ear, contracted while in the military service of the United States, at the "eye and ear in. firmary department of St. Mary's hospital, Milwaukee, as he may deem proper subjects for treatment at said infirmary: provided, that no sum shall be paid to surgeons or physicians for the care and attendance of such

persons. May make con. SECTION 2. The governor is hereby authorized to

contract with the trustees of such institution for the board and support of the persons mentioned in the first section of this act, and shall be at liberty at any time to put an end to such contract, both as to individual cases, and, generally, when he shall deem it proper to do so for the interest of the state.

SECTION 3. There is hereby appropriated out of the Appropriation.

general fund for such purpose the sum of five hundred dollars, to be used at the discretion of the gov. ernor for the purpose aforesaid, to be drawn upon his order.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication

Approved March 6, 1868.

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